Even before the start of the Test series between Bangladesh and Pakistan, Bangladesh fans have demanded to cancel this series. Bangladeshi fans say that what message the Pakistan team wants to convey by putting their country’s flag in the field during training. Fans have even demanded that all types of Pakistani flags should be banned in Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh Cricket Board or any player has not objected to this.
What is the matter of Pakistan?
Pakistan’s head coach Saqlain Mushtaq trains the players of the team by putting up the flag of his country during the practice session. He believes that this boosts the morale of the players. He started this tradition only during the 2021 T20 World Cup and he got good results. After that, he continued it in the Bangladesh series.
Bangladesh fans are not liking Pakistan’s practice session
Pakistan Cricket Board has shared a photo of the practice session of Pakistani players in Bangladesh. In which the flag of their country can be seen on the field. The fans of Bangladesh are not liking this. He has objected to this.
One user wrote, “Go back to Pakistan. Bangladesh should stop this series, all types of Pakistani flags should be banned in Bangladesh.
The test series will start on November 26
Pakistan has announced its team for the two-Test series against Bangladesh. This series will start from November 26 and will run till December 8. Opener Imam-ul-Haq, middle-order batsman Kamran Ghulam and off-spin Bilal Asif have returned to Pakistan’s Test team. On the other hand, Harish Rauf, Imran Butt, Shahnawaz Dahani, and Yashir Shah have been dropped from the team. Earlier when Pakistan toured West Indies. Then these four players were part of the team. The first match of this series will be played in Chittagong from November 26 to November 30. The second Test will be played from December 4 to December 8.
Imam gains home performance
Imam-ul-Haq, who scored 488 runs in four matches of the Quad-e-Azam Trophy, has benefited from a good performance. He also scored a double century in the home series. For this reason, he has returned to the national team. At the same time, Bilal Asif has been given a chance in place of injured Yasir Shah. Bangladesh has more left-handed batsmen in the team. Keeping this in mind, Bilal has been given a chance.
The team was selected keeping the opposition team in mind.
Kamran Ghulam did well in the Quad-A Azam Trophy. After this, he was given a place in the Pakistan team. However, he was not included in the team for the tour of the West Indies. Now he is back against Bangladesh. Pakistan’s chief selector said that he has picked the team keeping in mind the conditions as well as the opposition.
Pakistan test team
Babar Azam (Captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Bilal Asif, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Fawad Alam, Imam-ul-Haq, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Zahid Mahmood.